Bringest John 1592 of Eaton Will

John Bringest of Eaton 1592 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/213/292

The fifte of Februarie 1592 In the name of god Amen I John Bringest of Eaton being sicke in body but of good and perfect Rememberance thanks be to god doe make this my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge

Firste I bequeathe my soule into the hands of Almightie god and my bodye to be buryed in the Church of Eaton

I gyve to everye poore Cottyer of the Towne of Eaton a pecke of Barley

Item I gyve and bequeathe to my ii sonnes & my ii daughters every of them vi li a peece

Also I gyve to the Childe that my wife is now withal six pounds if yt lyve But if yt dye then I will that the same last vi li returne to my wife

And also if any of my other foure Children Chaunce to dye then I will that theire porcon or porcons remayne to the rest of my Children alive

All the rest of my goods unbequeathed I gyve and bequeath to my wife Izabell whom I make my full executor

And also I make my brother Robte Baker my overseer and I gyve unto him a Ewe and a Lambe worthe xs

My debts are as followeth

I owe of my mother                                                                                                                                                                     xxv li

More given me by my father his will                                                                                                                                          xls

I owe of Willm Arden of Redmell                                                                                                                                                x li

More I owe of him                                                                                                                                                                     xxxiiiis

The x li that is in Willm Ardens hand is dewe to Daniell Capendale if he have not the farme

Witnes of this will

Xpofer Bringest Robte Baker Raphe Holt Nicholas Wyldman

Probate Leicester 15 February 1592